Category Archives: Neighbor Profiles

Do you know Fredo and Gloria Rodriguez?

To talk to Gloria and Alfred Rodriguez is to travel through the history of Lavaca. They’ve lived in their pink house on Eager St since 1999, but their connection to this community goes way back. Gloria’s father, Dionicio Soberon, the … Continue reading

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Do You Know Charles Ryburn & Tommy Phillips?

Tommy and Charles have been living in San Antonio since 1997 — first in Terrell Hills, and now at La Cascada on the Riverwalk (it’s between King William and the heart of downtown). Tommy is a Texas boy. He grew … Continue reading

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Do You Know Armando Estrada?

Armando is our bartender “extraordinaire” at Liberty Bar — our new Happy Hour home. Born in San Antonio, he’s spent a good part of his life here. As a young child he moved with his father to Waupaca, Wisconsin, and … Continue reading

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Do You Know Katie McKee?

Katie McKee is back home at Liberty Bar! Katie has been calling San Antonio home since 1996. She was born in Versailles, KY, but she wasn’t there for long. Her family moved around quite a bit as she was growing … Continue reading

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Do You Know Rodolfo Lopez?

Rudy is a “homegrown San Antonian” — born and raised here. He’s lived in various areas in and around the city, and eventually settled in Lavaca fourteen years ago. Rudy joined the Air Force when he finished school and served … Continue reading

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Do You Know Corrie & Jeff McPherson?

Jeff and Corrie moved to Lavaca earlier this year and love the neighborhood. Both are native Texans, but newcomers to San Antonio. Jeff was born in Stanton, Texas and spent his childhood years there, in Odessa, Laredo and ultimately Houston, … Continue reading

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Do You Know Lynda & Richard Ramirez?

Lavaca residents Richard and Lynda Ramirez are newlyweds, married on July 14th, 2012. Both are from San Antonio — born and raised here. After graduating from high school, Lynda went to San Antonio College, the University of Texas at San … Continue reading

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Do You Know Lyle Rosdahl?

During his childhood and teen years, Lyle lived “around the world”… in a number of countries, exposed to a variety of cultures. His father worked for the State Department and they moved around quite a bit. Lyle was born in … Continue reading

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Do You Know Miranda Fermin?

Miranda was born on June 29 in Wilford Hall, San Antonio, and will be sixteen in a a couple of weeks. Other than two years in California and three in Louisiana — courtesy of her father’s military career — she … Continue reading

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Do You Know S.T. Shimi?

Shimi was born and raised in Singapore, just a couple of degrees off the Equator. So getting used to San Antonio summer heat was not a big deal! She moved to the United States to attend Dartmouth College in New … Continue reading

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